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Statement from leaders to improvement panel – March 2016

Appearing before the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel’s (BIIP) fourth public meeting, the leaders of the three political groups reiterated their continued cross-party commitment to delivering on the agenda to improve how the council is run.

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Birmingham launches School Crossing Safety Trust

Birmingham City Council has guaranteed there will be no school crossing patrol job losses next year after launching the School Crossing Safety Trust.

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Business Plan and Budget: Carers set for wage boost

Thousands of Birmingham carers are set for a wage boost after Birmingham City Council developed the new Birmingham Care Wage.

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Opening up our data to make Birmingham cleaner

Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director for Place at Birmingham City Council, blogs on the publication of data showing how clean the city’s wards are…

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Working together to keep Birmingham clean

For the first time citizens can see for themselves how clean their neighbourhoods are following the release of a data dashboard by Birmingham City Council

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Sign up for discounted 2016 garden waste service

By on 25/01/2016 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Green-fingered citizens are being reminded it is still not too late to sign up for Birmingham’s garden waste recycling service – and earn a £2 discount in the process

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SMEs praised for social value they provide

Small businesses that work with Birmingham City Council and other organisations have been recognised for the efforts they make to operate in an ethical and socially responsible way

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Jan 2016: Response to BIIP assessment of progress

By on 11/01/2016 in Cllr Clancy, Leader, News with 0 Comments

BIIP assessment of progress Response from leader of Birmingham City Council, Cllr John Clancy: “It is encouraging the panel is supportive of the inclusive, transparent and collaborative approach that I have outlined and begun to implement since becoming Leader of the Council. “It is crucial that we establish clear boundaries between elected members, who should spend […]

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BIIP publishes latest assessment of city council’s progress

BIIP letter to Rt Hon Greg Clark MP 11 Jan Statement from the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel today published a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, reporting on the progress the Council has made in implementing the recommendations of the Kerslake Report in the twelve […]

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The Queen officially re-opens Birmingham New Street station

By on 19/11/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

The Queen has officially reopened the transformed Birmingham New Street station. Accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, Her Majesty unveiled a plaque marking her visit – the first to New Street in her 62-year reign and her first visit to the city since her Diamond Jubilee tour in 2012. The Queen and […]

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